Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California tried to take a swipe at Democratic President Joe Biden on Twitter by using a Biden campaign slogan in reference to former President Trump's infamous border wall that Mexico didn't pay for.
Dear President Biden: Would be great if you would "build back better" along our southern border.— Kevin McCarthy (@Kevin McCarthy)1615241209.0
Twitter wasn't a huge fan of McCarthy's attempted shade, quickly sending him a few notes of their own.
Dear Kevin: @GOPLeader did you finish reading Green Eggs and Ham? https://t.co/deaKzmNnv3— Brian J. Karem (@Brian J. Karem)1615257788.0
Dear Kevin: Would be great if you'd call out the white supremacy in the Republican Party, but you're a spineless p… https://t.co/77ygGepYq3— Kimberley Johnson (@Kimberley Johnson)1615257649.0
Dear Kevin: I was a prosecutor for several year in a border county in Texas. I never prosecuted an undocumented im… https://t.co/Rn6DqIOom2— Sara Spector (@Sara Spector)1615258558.0
Many people online reminded McCarthy of his recent useful government activity—reading Green Eggs & Ham on Twitter.
@GOPLeader Dear Kevin McCarthy, Since you're evidently a big Dr. Seuss fan, I'll put this in words you can underst… https://t.co/knKMfvjJFN— DoOgLe (@DoOgLe)1615249150.0
@GOPLeader Undocumented immigration has been in steady decline since the Bush Admin. Why are you using racism to le… https://t.co/mo4pJTc8TG— Kim Mangone (@Kim Mangone)1615241622.0
@GOPLeader Dear Kevin, Walls don't work. https://t.co/KYGTBkj40A— D Villella ❄️ (@D Villella ❄️)1615255928.0
Before long, "Dear Kevin" was trending.
Dear Kevin McCarthy, It would have been great if you had voted in support of the American Rescue Plan on behalf of… https://t.co/xc6FuXcowV— NorthCountryMan (@NorthCountryMan)1615256817.0
Why don't you build back better with your caucus. You have lost all control and credibility. Your people make you l… https://t.co/rvEdk86lHH— Monica Fraker (@Monica Fraker)1615244802.0
Can we wait until @tedcruz is on the other side of the border again? https://t.co/kJNRLfTfzc— *you're (@*you're)1615243868.0
McCarthy is urging Biden to spend money on a border wall across the southern border while voting against the Democrats' pandemic relief bill.
We've got #COVID19, hungry ppl, ppl w/o jobs & yt extremists terrorizing our Democracy & politicians in Washington… https://t.co/sjFVO0f5hD— Maze (@Maze)1615275906.0
McCarthy's sense of priorities seemed a bit out of whack to many.
Dear House minority leader McCarthy - would be great if you stopped stoking the culture wars and actually tried to… https://t.co/ZefJhhWAtT— DrDinD 🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊 (@DrDinD 🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊)1615277953.0
Dear Kevster, You're right. He should tear down the wall and allow nature to build back better. https://t.co/eS1EdB6YXo— The Rude Pundit (@The Rude Pundit)1615263444.0
It seems Twitter isn't the best place for Kevin McCarthy to be hanging out if he doesn't want to get made fun of.